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  • L.A. County sheriff candidates discuss 'cliques,' other issues

    Seeking to distance himself from the problems that led his former boss to resign, a candidate for Los Angeles County sheriff offered to roll up his pants and prove he does not have a tattoo. Patrick Gomez' offer at a debate in Pasadena on Sunday was...
  • L.A. County sheriff candidates praise, fault Lee Baca

    L.A. County sheriff candidates praise, fault Lee Baca
    Six candidates running for Los Angeles County sheriff squared off in the latest election debate late Tuesday but found common ground in both praising retired Sheriff Lee Baca as well as criticizing his response to department scandals. The complex view...
  • Restoring Sheriff's Dept. morale by not doing too much or too little

    Restoring Sheriff's Dept. morale by not doing too much or too little
    At the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department headquarters, a winding hallway leads to an unexpected oasis. Surrounded by trees, with a built-in grill and tables, the patio is an ideal place for a barbecue. Until recently, though, only a select few...
  • Democrats endorse Kuehl, Solis for supervisor, but no one for sheriff

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...
  • Democrats endorse Solis, Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor seats

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
  • Sheriff's candidates disclose fundraising progress

    Sheriff's candidates disclose fundraising progress
    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell came out strong in his first few months of campaigning for Los Angeles County sheriff, raising more than $307,000, but he’s already spent almost $433,000, according to recently filed fundraising disclosure...
  • Tanaka leads in total sheriff's fundraising

    Tanaka leads in total sheriff's fundraising
    Of the seven candidates in the race to be Los Angeles County’s sheriff, former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has raised the most money so far, according to campaign fundraising records. Tanaka has raised roughly $648,000 so far, records show, almost...
  • Supervisors ask top Sheriff officials to study civilian oversight

    Supervisors ask top Sheriff officials to study civilian oversight
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the newly appointed inspector general of the Sheriff's Department to work with interim-Sheriff John L. Scott to study setting up a civilian commission that would oversee the department. The officials...
  • Civilian oversight of L.A. County Sheriff's Department is floated

    Civilian oversight of L.A. County Sheriff's Department is floated
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the newly appointed inspector general of the Sheriff's Department to work with interim Sheriff John L. Scott to study setting up a civilian commission that would oversee the department. The officials...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss civilian oversight of sheriff's department

    Join Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Abby Sewell for a discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on civilian oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. L.A. County Supervisors on Tuesday voted for the newly appointed inspector general to...
  • At closed event, sheriff's candidates debate department's future

    At a closed-door debate in front of rank-and-file deputies, the candidates for Los Angeles County Sheriff acknowledged that the department must be reformed, but blamed management for the problems plaguing the agency. In a recording of the members-only...
  • L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez

    L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez
    A dozen candidates are in the running to be Los Angeles County's next assessor, but not incumbent Assessor John Noguez, who is battling public corruption charges. Noguez still holds the title of assessor and continues to collect his $200,000 annual...